Manila, Philippines

14.541245999°, 121.104281301°


The City of Pasig is one of the highly urbanized areas in Manila, Philippines. Formerly a rural settlement, the city now contains mostly residential and industrial buildings and has been becoming increasingly commercial in recent years. The colorful roofs that dot the landscape are common in the Manila region.



Soquimich Lithium Mine

Atacama Desert, Chile

23°28'55"S 68°19'51"W


The Soquimich Lithium Mine is located in the Atacama Desert of Chile. With no historical record of rainfall in parts of the region, it is considered to be one of the driest places on Earth. Mineral-rich brines —water with a high percentage of dissolved salts — are pumped via underground wells into large, shallow ponds that are colored to speed up the evaporation process. The subsurface brines of the Atacama are particularly rich in lithium salts, an essential component of batteries and certain medicines.



Fields in Medimurje

Novo Selo Rok / Sivica, Croatia

46.422810882°, 16.467788714°


Agricultural fields surround the villages of Novo Selo Rok and Sivica in Medimurje County, Croatia. Of the county's 729.5 km² total area, nearly half - 360 km² - is used for agricultural purposes.



U.S Open

New York City, New York, USA

40.750367600°, -73.845611800°


The U.S. Open Men's Tennis Championship Final will begin shortly at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. The showdown will feature tennis greats Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. 



One World Trade Center

New York, New York, USA

40.7129465, -74.0117528


Today marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11th attacks in the United States. At the center of this Overview, we can see One World Trade Center and the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial in downtown Manhattan, New York City.



Residential development

Miri, Malaysia

4.469321737°, 114.036864358°


Residential buildings are seen in Miri, Malaysia. In the decade after the year 2000, the population of the city increased approximately 40% and is currently home to more than 234,000 residents. Miri is located in the Sarawak region, one of the most popular ecotourism destinations in Malaysia and also the birthplace of the country's petroleum industry.




Prague, Czech Republic

50°5′N 14°25′E


Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. Situated on the Vltava River in the center of the Bohemian Basin, “Praha” is home to 1.24 million people.



Tahoe Keys

South Lake Tahoe, California, USA

38.932193719°, -120.013215824°


Tahoe Keys is an incorporated community in El Dorado County, California, USA. Built in the 1960s, the community consists of more than 1,500 homes built on a series of canals that connect to Lake Tahoe. We’re thrilled to be back and look forward to some more great posts this week!



Bremerhaven Port

Bremen, Germany

53.584444960°, 8.536846512°


Thousands of items including shipping containers, wind turbine blades, and automobiles are prepared for transport at the Bremerhaven Port in Bremen, Germany. At any given moment, the port contains between 60,000 and 80,000 vehicles and it serves as the 23rd busiest port in the world with 5,831 thousand TEU's moved each year. With this post we’ll be signing off on vacation for the week and look forward to more posts when we get back!



Landing strips

Eloy, Arizona, USA

32.663367, -111.487618


Multiple landing strips are visible in Eloy, Arizona, USA. Can anyone figure out what they are used for? It's a mystery to us too!